Civil Unrest - Deadly riots in 2 Nigerian cities result in 24 hr curfew

Religious motivated violence and rioting in Kaduna and Damaturu resuted in the deaths of 101 people. Soldiers and police are now patrolling to enforce a 24 hour curfew. There is concern that more reprisal attacks may occur between security forces and Boko Haram fighters. Both Christian churches and Moslem mosques have been attacked.

Travellers should exercise extreme caution and reconsider travelling in northern Nigeria.

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